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Tourism to be introduced as subject in schools – ministry

Mrs Patricia Narai, Deputy Director, Domestic Tourism in the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture said plans have been concluded to introduce tourism as a subject at the senior secondary school level.

Ikeogu Oke wins 2017 NLNG Prize for Literature

Ikeogu Oke has won the 2017 Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) company Prize for Literature.

Vice President Osinbajo hails creative industry

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has hailed the creativity and ingenuity of Nigerian artistes which they have deployed to project the image of the country.

Why we can’t return African artworks – museum

The National Museum of African Art (Smithsonian museum) has explained why it cannot return the original works of art from African countries back to their places of origin, amidst calls for their repatriation.

Awo’s statue, piece of artwork, not photograph – Lagos govt

The Lagos State government has reacted to criticism and diverse interpretations trailing the recently unveiled statue of late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, saying it is a piece of artwork expressing the artist’s impression of the late sage and not a photograph.

Catwalk dreams now start with message on Instagram

Once upon a time it was a young girl’s dream to be stopped in the street like Kate Moss and be asked to model in a fashion show.

Cross River plans to generate N1.7bn annually from tourism

Cross River Government says it plans to make the state a tourist destination by generating N1.7 billion from the sector annually as part of effort to boost the state’s economy.

Ice Prince, Seyi Law shine at Peace Achievers Awards

Popular Hip-hop singer Ice Prince and a veteran comedian Seyi Law, have been honoured with the “Peace Achievers Awards” by the Peace Ambassador Agency, an organisation that promotes national peace.

Sadau, Ajibade unveiled as hosts of BON Awards

The Best of Nollywood (BON) awards will be hosted by actors Gbenro Ajibade and Rahama Sadau, the organisers have announced.

Emmy winners throw jabs at Trump

The Emmy awards show was peppered with political jokes and pointed speeches on Sunday, as host Stephen Colbert took shots at U.S. President Donald Trump, Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance and Trump won an Emmy – sort of.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

Nollywood actor drums support for local fashion

Nollywood actor, Ramsey Noah, has called on Nigerians to appreciate and patronise indigenous fashion designers to move the fashion industry forward.

Kano govt gives face-lift to ancient city wall

The Kano State Government has awarded contract for the upgrading of Kano City ancient wall as part of plan to make the state capital a mega city.

Rihanna headlines NY Fashion Week day four

Barbadian superstar Rihanna brought much needed oomph to New York Fashion Week Sunday, with motorcycle stunt riders soaring over giant pink sand dunes in her latest fashion collaboration for Puma.

Nollywood, evidence of Nigeria’s cultural influence in the world – US Senator

Nollywood, the nickname of Nigeria’s movie industry, according to United States Senator from Delaware, Christopher Coons, has the capacity to compete with any other movie industry in the world.

Chibok girls inspire first Nigerian superhero comic published by Marvel

U.S. comic book publisher Marvel has launched the first superhero comic set in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos and inspired by the adoption of the Chibok girls in 2014.

New York fashion kicks off with millennials on the mind

New York turns fashion hub of the world for a week starting Thursday, as top designers do battle for the hearts and minds of millennials in a social-media whirlwind of models and celebrities.

Expo will re-position arts, culture in Africa – Runsewe

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), said the 10th African Arts and Crafts (AFAC) expo, will re-position the arts and culture sector in the continent.

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At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

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Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.